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Recommended Poetry Reading

The following is a list of recommended poetry reading based on some of our editors’ favorites (in no particular order):
 
1. The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens
 
2. Paradise Lost by John Milton
 
3. Collected Poems 1909-1962 by T.S. Eliot
 
4. The Poetry of Robert Frost
 
5. The Complete Poems by John Milton
 
6. The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake
 
7. The Complete Poems of John Keats
 
8. Shelley’s Poetry and Prose
 
9. Personae by Ezra Pound
 
10. The Book of Images by Rainer Maria Rilke
 
11. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
 
12. Lord Weary’s Castle and the Mills of the Kavanaughs by Robert Lowell
 
13. Selected Poems 1966-1987 by Seamus Heaney
 
14. The Complete Poems by Anne Sexton
 
15. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Inferno
 
16. Collected Poems by Robert Hayden
 
17. Complete Poems by Marianne Moore
 
18. Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
 
19. Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats
 
20. Collected Poems by Dylan Thomas
 
21. The Arkansas Testament by Derek Walcott
 
22. The Collected Poems by Stanley Kunitz
 
23. Introducing Irony by Maxwell Bodenheim
 
24. Residence on Earth by Pablo Neruda
 
25. Selected Poems 1946-1985 by James Merrill
 
26. From the Country of Eight Islands: An Anthology of Japanese Poetry
 
27. The Complete Poems by Elizabeth Bishop
 
28. Collected Poems by W. H. Auden
 
 

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